Is Sydney Chinese new year the best outside mainland China? Fabulous lunar lanterns, bustling new year markets and exciting dragon boat races are among the attractions. Sydney Australia is home to a large Asian population. And we've adopted many of the wonderful foods and … [Read more...]
February holidays bring Chinese New Year with lashings of food and its great street parade. The Mardi Gras Sydney festival runs for the whole month (parade in early March). Punctuated by Valentines Day. Whew!
Don't miss the banquets in Chinatown restaurants during this period. Or, if you'd prefer, grab some Asian street food from any corner, you'll be spoilt for choice.
Keep an eye out for Tropfest information too. It's a great chance to catch the best of the year's crop of short films - and you can do some celebrity spotting as well.
Tropfest leads Australia's short film festivals. From its Tropicana cafe beginnings to today's glitz and glamour Sydney has loved it all the way. As a young actor, in 1993, John Polson needed to create work for himself when offers weren't coming in from outside. So he … [Read more...]
When early March brings the Mardi Gras Sydney parade it's the culmination of a month of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender celebrations under hundreds of rainbow Mardi Gras flags. We love it. You're invited. Yes, Mardi Gras Sydney is an LGBTQI celebration - of lesbian, … [Read more...]